Worsted Weight yarn
Size G or H hook
Video tutorial for this stitch
Chain 6, dc in the 4th, 5th, and 6th chain from the hook, (beginning block made).
Chain 6, dc in the 4th, 5th, and 6th chain from the hook (block made), twist begining block up, slip stitch around post of beginning chain of previous block, chain 3, 3 double crochet in the same space whereslip stitch was made (around post of chain). This row now has 2 blocks.
Chain 6, dc in the 4th, 5th, and 6th chain from hook (block made), twist worked section up, slip stitch around chain-3 post of first block, chain 3, 3 double crochet in same space * slip stitch around chain-3 post of next block, chain 3, 3 double crochet in same space *.
Work as in row 3, repeating between stars (*) as many times as needed across row. For a 7" sq you will need 9 - 10 rows depending on the thickness of the yarn you are using.
You can also keep increasing till you get to a length of
60" or 5 ft to make an afghan.
36" makes it a baby blanket or lapghan.
15" - 20" makes it a preemie afghan.
12" makes it a placemat.
9" makes it a dishcloth.
8" doubled makes it a potholder.
2 4" sqs makes a sachet, or make it with Needleloft plastic canvas yarn and you have a kitchen scrubber.
When desired width is reached, begin working decrease rows.
Work decrease rows as follows: Sl st in each of 1st 3 dc and in 1st ch 3 sp, ch 3, 3 dc in same sp, * slst around ch 3 sp of next block, ch 3, 3dc in same sp*, repeat between the * -* across row, end with sp st around ch 3 post of last block.
Repeat Decrease Row untill only one block remains. End off. Weave in ends.